The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 63 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SAS 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.28%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
141 138 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.85% 18.62% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 61
Average daily rate £390 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% +22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £47.70 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
SAS
East of England

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS across the Cambridgeshire region.

SAS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS across the Cambridgeshire region.

SAS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 3 £363 - 1
Peterborough +3 1 - -
SAS
East of England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 7 (43.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (37.50%) CDISC
2 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) MPEG
6 1 (6.25%) PBX
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) SPSS
6 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
6 1 (6.25%) Samba

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Programmer
2 8 (50.00%) Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) SAS Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (31.25%) SAS Programmer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
6 3 (18.75%) Data Programmer
6 3 (18.75%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) SAS Insight Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Statistical Programmer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Statistical Programmer
8 1 (6.25%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Clinical Data Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) MPEG
1 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
1 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) AWK
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.25%) qmail
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Juniper
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
1 1 (6.25%) Veeam